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Gym Fit

The groups meet at Just Gym, Westbrook House, Shire Hill, Saffron Walden. Sessions are held outside, in a covered space, or inside, well ventilated, with all precautions taken, and all members are given sanitiser and cloths to clean any equipment being used. There are 2 groups: Gym Fit 1 Co-ordinator – Judy Hervey-Murray –  01799 […]

Exploring Churches

St Mary the Virgin Elsenham Group Co-ordinator: Christine Hall – If you’re interested in history, art or architecture, then this may be the group for you! East Anglia has a wealth of wonderful medieval churches – large and small. They provide a fascinating insight into the lives of our ancestors. Of course, there are […]

Book Group

Group Co-ordinator: Mary Curtis – 01799 524 784 – Location: Café Cornell Time: 11am on the first Thursday of each month at Café Cornell We aim to read a book, chosen by a group member, each month, that we can discuss over a coffee and cake at the following meeting. There is no pressure […]

Landscape and Literature

Photo of George Orwell (Eric Blair) feeding his goats in Wallington in 1939 – *see below Co-ordinator: Alex Reeve – – 01799 522 818 Writers of prodigious talent have plied their trade while living in Hertfordshire, Essex and Cambridgeshire, and the landscape has influenced their work: George Orwell found inspiration for Animal Farm in […]


Co-ordinator and Tutor:  Wen Zhang – – 07425 830 888 Ever since the lockdown, we have moved our lessons onto Zoom, 1-1:30pm on Tuesday and  Friday afternoons. After overcoming all the technical issues and all the doubts about online learning, we discovered that learning Mandarin online can be so much more enjoyable. We have developed […]

Knit & Natter

Group Co-ordinator: Penny Maystre – 01799 501 262 – Activities include knitting, crocheting, patchwork, quilt making and card making. The Craft Group meets on Mondays from 10 am – 12 noon and at the moment takes place in members’ houses.


Group Co-ordinator –   Contact Activities co-ordinator Hilary Price – 01799 521696 – 07825 292 467 – This group meets meets on Friday mornings at the co-ordinator’s house in Saffron Walden from 10.00 am to 12.00 noon.  The group has subdivided into two sections to match the sessions to users interests.  At present the iPad group has […]

Natural History

Co-ordinator – David Saunders – 01799 501696 – 07904 524 633  – The Natural History group at the moment meets on the first Tuesday of the month at 2.00pm on Zoom. We are a friendly but small group looking for fresh members with interests in natural history: wild flowers, birds, butterflies, moths, insects, trees […]


Photo – Wikimedia – An Inspector Calls – by Michael Maggs Co-ordinator: Gill Williamson  – 01799 524 947 – The drama group meets in members’ houses every other Thursday 2pm to 4pm. There are currently 8 members in the group and and there is room for another two. If you are interested in joining this […]


Group Co-ordinators: Christine Taylor –  – 01799 501 886 and  John Trueman – – 01799 541 288 The cribbage group meets at Fairycroft House on Thursdays from 2.00 – 4.30pm with a break for coffee/tea. We play in groups of 2, 3 or 4 depending on how many people come along. The cost […]